Located directly on the beach of this small fishing village, Saltlife Cottage has been renovated in 2020 to a high standard. It now offers spacious, contemporary styled accommodation with modern amenities such as Sky Q and Amazon Alexa to all rooms, and enjoys stunning sea views from the first floor living room. The cosy wood burner brings a real warmth to this popular property. Situated in the harbour village of Port William with direct access from the cottage’s garden to the beach. Port William, known as the ‘Machars of Galloway’, has been presented with the ‘Pride of Galloway’ award and the cottage boasts exceptional views over Luce Bay to the Mull of Galloway and the Isle of Man.
Situated in the heart of Galloway amidst some of the finest scenery in southern Scotland, Saltlife Cottage is ideally located to explore the breathtaking scenery and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, wilderness and romance. Explore the Galloway Hills with their many hidden lochs, burns and waterfalls, the beautiful Solway coastline with sandy beaches, rocky coves and picturesque villages.
Wigtown Bay Local Nature Reserve is the largest local reserve in the UK. It has internationally recognised significant numbers of pink-footed geese, greylag geese, many species of duck and wading birds visiting in autumn and winter. Visit the Interpretation Centre where you can view by video camera the Galloway ospreys during their nesting season (April to August), or the local wetlands for the rest of the year.
Take a look at the distillery at Bladnoch, established in 1814 which offers a large shop and guided tours, or meander around Wigtown appreciating the gift shops, small gallery, plant nursery, numerous book shops and many cafés.
The Southern Scotland regions boast an exceptional number of absorbing activities, whatever you’re after from spending a quiet afternoon with a rod and reel beside one of the area’s many excellent rivers, or pushing yourself to the limit along a challenging 7 Stanes cycle track. Horse riding, golf, sailing, diving and numerous walks are available in the area and with its famously mild climate and the balmy influence of the Gulf Stream, Galloway is home to some of the most beautiful and exotic gardens. Beach 20 yards. Shop 20 yards, pub and restaurant 10 miles.
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Kitchen: With electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, Alexa and French doors leading to garden.
Bedroom 1: With super kingsize bed, 24’’ Smart TV with Sky Q, and Amazon Echo.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds and Amazon Echo.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
Living room: With wood burner and 40’’ Smart TV with Sky Q.
Bedroom 3: With double bed, 24’’ Smart TV with Sky Q, Amazon Echo and en-suite with bath, shower attachment and toilet.
Oil central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Travel cot (mattress not provided), highchair and stairgate. Welcome pack.
Enclosed rear garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. On road parking. No smoking. Please note: Direct access to the beach.
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